Reynold H. Weidenaar

Reynold H. Weidenaar

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report of 1943–44:

WEIDENAAR, REYNOLD H.  Appointed for creative work in etching, lithography and drawing; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1944.

Born November 17, 1915, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Education:  Kansas City Art Institute, 1938–40.

One-man shows:  Western Kentucky State Teachers College, 1940, 1941; Grand Rapids Art Gallery, 1941, 1943; United States National Museum, 1942; William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, 1943; Arts Club of Washington, 1943; Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1943; Joslyn Memorial, 1943. Exhibited at National Academy, Metropolitan Museum, Pennell Exhibition, Hackley Art Gallery (Muskegon), Corcoran Gallery, Carnegie Institute, Detroit Institute of Arts, California State Library, Hudson River Museum (Yonkers, New York), Oakland Art Gallery, San Francisco Museum, Laguna Beach Art Association, Mint Museum (Charlotte, North Carolina), Seattle Art Museum, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (Hartford), Denison University, St. Louis Public Library. Awarded Kate W. Arms Award, Society of American Etchers, 1942, 1943; Hal H. Smith Award, Society of Michigan Artists, 1942; Second Black and White Prize, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 1943; Second Prize, Irvington (New Jersey) Art and Museum Association, 1943. Represented in collections of Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts, Detroit Institute of Arts, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, Irvington (New Jersey) Art and Museum Association, Grand Rapids Art Gallery, United States National Museum, Library of Congress, Hackley Art Gallery. Commissioned by the Council of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts to etch the 1944 Presentation Plate.

Profile photograph by Maurice Carnas LaClaire, September, 1942.



Son: Reynold Henry Weidenaar, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 1985

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